Gemini

What a Mess. When the Milky Way and Andromeda Merge, it'll Look Like This

No need to panic, but the Andromeda Galaxy is barreling towards us. It is due to begin merging with the…

7 months ago

Gemini North Returns to Service Just in Time to See a New Supernova

The 8-meter Gemini North telescope has been brought back online after seven months of repairs and refurbishment of its primary…

12 months ago

Remembering the Gutsy and Hilarious Apollo Astronaut Jim McDivitt

Former NASA astronaut Jim McDivitt, who commanded the important Gemini IV and Apollo 9 missions – both crucial for NASA's…

2 years ago

Comet NEOWISE Was Spiraling and Spinning as it Passed by Earth

Earlier this week, we shared an image of Comet NEOWISE (C/2020 F3) taken by the Hubble Space Telescope. And now,…

4 years ago

America’s Pioneering Astronauts Honored with new ‘Heroes and Legends’ Attraction at Kennedy Space Center

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER VISITOR COMPLEX, FL - America’s pioneering astronauts who braved the perils of the unknown and put their…

8 years ago

Gallery: Spacesuits Are Amazing Human-Protection Machines

Did you know it's been nearly 50 years since the first spacewalk? On March 18, 1965, Russian Alexei Leonov ventured…

9 years ago

REAL Images of Eclipses Seen From Space

That 'amazing astro-shot that isn’t' is making the rounds of 'ye ole web again. You know the one. “See an…

10 years ago

Relive The Joy Of Spacewalking During America’s First EVA, 49 Years Ago Today

In five decades of spacewalks, we challenge you to find a set of photos that more fully represents the potential…

10 years ago

Direct Image of an Exoplanet 155 Light Years Away

Chalk up another benchmark in the fascinating and growing menagerie of extra-solar planets. This week, an international team of researchers…

10 years ago

Best Ever Astronaut ‘Selfies’

"Talk about a selfie!" wrote former astronaut Clay Anderson on Twitter yesterday (Oct. 1). He posted that comment along with…

11 years ago